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Ostr. London, British Library 5820

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 5820
Publication Number O.Wilck. 180
Current Location London, British Library
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery purchase
Finder (= First Purchaser) Salt, Henry
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Salt, Henry
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation lower right corner broken off

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) lower right corner broken off
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of praktor Sarapammon, son of Pachnoubis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions and for a statue and a bust of the emperor (merismoi andriantos kai protomes)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon, son of Pachnoubis, for merismoi of year 4 and for andriantos and protomes of the emperor, paid by Sarapion, son of Germanos and Senpapremithes.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 4 amount: 4 dr. +? parallel to WO 179, same hand
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἄννιος Ἀμμωνιανὸς καὶ Σαραπαμ(μὼν)
2Παχνούβιος πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγρ(αψεν)
3Σαραπίων Γερμανοῦ μητρὸς Σενπα-
4πρεμίθου ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν δ (ἔτους) ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ̣ ? καὶ ὑπ(ὲρ)
5ἀνδριάντος καὶ προτομῆς ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
6(ἔτους) δ Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
7Παῦνι ι̅δ̅. Ἄ̣ν̣νιος -?-
1Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon,
2son of Pachnoubis, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Sarapion, son fo Germanos and the mother Senpa-
4premithes, for the contributions of year 4, brutto, 4? dr. + ?, and for
5a statue and a bust ---.
6Year 4 of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
7Payni 14. Annius (Ammonianos, I have signed.)
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12625 man Annios Ammonianos praktor Αννιος Αμμωνιανος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 04 Payni 14 141 May 29 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309006
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76750
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;180
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309006 (= Ostr. London, British Library 5820), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.